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Pick 'N Mix #62

Posted by Mikhel Proulx • Saturday, February 9. 2013 • Category: Pick 'N Mix

- Issue 16 of web-journal On-Curating is out: Precarious Labour in the Field of Art.

- Hyperallergic has brought to light a study that finds American non-profits „suck at fundraising.“
- Another report mentioned in the post's comments: 3 Factors Impacting Nonprofit Fundraising Confidence.

- An amusing article from the Independent: Why it's time for galleries to dump the jargon.

- Artsy interviewed Rhizome Program Director Zoë Salditch for their 'Five Questions For' series.

- Amid the economic crisis, the Brazilian Government has announced its workers will receive a 50-real (€19; £16; $US25) monthly stipend for “cultural expenses,” The Art Daily reports.
- On a related note, the Vancouver Observer defends a local music venue, and speaks to the return value of government investment in arts and culture: M-O-N-E-Y: Why government investment in culture pays off.
- Similarly, Michigan Is Finding That the Arts Is a Growth Industry, Even During the Recession: “every $1 invested in the arts in the Great Lakes State yields $51 for the state’s economy.”

- Finally, we're saying goodbye to Agnes Gryczkowska, Charu Maithani and Sophia Zhou, who have been pivotal in bringing curating.info's services to you over the past six months. We're thrilled to bring in three new members of the editorial team: Luminița Apostu, Leela Clarke and Sofia Landström.
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